Sociology

Studying sociology will help you understand the world around you and think more deeply about cause and effects. 

Topics covered include crime, globalisation, relationships, inequality, social media and social research.

During the course you will develop your research skills alongside your debating, data handling and communication skills.

Studying sociology lends itself to a broad range of careers as the skills developed during the course are wide ranging. 

Many sociologists go into the education, legal or social care professions. 

Do a free, online course to find out more about sociology (looks good on your CV too!)

Or view other online courses in sociology

Examples of apprenticeships that relate to sociology:

  • Social Worker (degree) - Level:6 (equivalent to bachelor's degree). Typical length:36 months
  • Healthcare Support Worker - Level:2 (equivalent to GCSEs at grades A* to C). Typical length:12 months
  • Adult Care Worker - Level:2 (equivalent to GCSEs at grades A* to C). Typical length:12 months
  • Police Constable - Level:6 (equivalent to bachelor's degree). Typical length:36 months
  • Policy Officer - Level:4 (equivalent to certificate of higher education). Typical length: 24 months

Click to find apprenticeship vacancies available now related to sociology

Examples of degree courses that relate to sociology:

University of Bath


University of Southampton


Bristol, University of the West of England


University of Winchester

To see other degree courses related to sociology

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